Welcome to Walkabout Ashland
The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market offers the finest in locally grown produce, plants and flowers, along with gourmet and specialty foods, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts.
Theatre in Ashland
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival traces its roots back to the Chautauqua movement, which brought culture and entertainment to rural areas of the country in the late 19th century.
The secret is out about the southern Oregon wine country. There are now over 70 wineries here in the Ashland area, most of which offer beautiful tasting rooms and gardens to enjoy while sampling.
Kid Friendly Ashland
Whether you are looking for a picnic table in the shade by a creek, a water park, fields to throw a Frisbee in, or a playground for the kids, Ashland has a park for you. The City of Ashland maintains eleven parks within the city limits.
Southern Oregon is rich in entertainment, culture, outdoor activities and natural beauty. Within a few hours drive you can see giant redwoods, walk on the beach, visit Crater Lake and hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
A gold rush in nearby Jacksonville in 1851 put the Rogue Valley on the map for settlers looking for a new land to call home. A few decades later and the city of Ashland was officially established.
Lithia Park began with eight acres in 1892 as a place where the Chautauqua Association could bring entertainment and culture to southern Oregon. Today 42 of its 93 acres are listed in the National Register.
The Ashland area is an outdoor lovers paradise: mountain biking, trail running, mountain climbing, white water kayaking, parasailing, fly fishing, hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail, skiing and snowboarding...
The Ashland Sneak Preview
Celebrating almost 21 years in Ashland, the Sneak Preview is all about the locals. Whether it's a Calendar of Events, a local news story, the Best of Ashland, or our talented stable of writers, you'll enjoy our coverage of what is happening in this community. You can read our print version by picking up a copy on one of our racks around town, or simply click here to read the entire paper online.